noun (plural warranties)
1A written guarantee, issued to the purchaser of an article by its manufacturer, promising to repair or replace it if necessary within a specified period of time: the car comes with a three-year warranty as your machine is under warranty, I suggest getting it checked
More example sentences
- The investigation will look at both manufacturer guarantees and extended warranties.
- Many warranties issued up to three years ago are still valid, and dealers say three-year warranties were issued with the manufacturer's backing.
- The extent of the tax difficulties will be established and the sellers will have to provide warranties to the purchasers to cover the contingent liabilities.
1.2(In an insurance contract) an engagement by the insured party that certain statements are true or that certain conditions shall be fulfilled, the breach of it invalidating the policy.
- It was the company's position that the alleged breach of the warranty rendered the insurance policy null and void.
- The orthodox theory is that conditions and warranties are determinable as such at the date of the contract.
- Failure to have the service done may invalidate some extended warranties or service contracts.
See warrantee (usage).
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